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Red Cross volunteer helping little girl.

Every donation made in April is worth TRIPLE thanks to Economical Insurance

April 01, 2020 - Every dollar donated to the Canadian Red Cross makes an impact on the lives of those affected by emergencies and disasters, and in April, those dollars go three times further.

Canadian Red Cross worker allows child to draw on her hand

Earn Aeroplan Miles and SCENE points with every donation to the Red Cross this September

September 02, 2019 - It feels good to make a difference in the lives of those in need. For the month of September, we want to make it feel even better by offering you 100 Aeroplan® Miles or 100 SCENE® points for every $5 you donate.

Kelsey Bareham does one of many #Trees4BC tattoos.

B.C. tattoo artist rallies community and fundraises $24,000 for Red Cross

January 25, 2019 - For two years, Kelsey Bareham has been tattooing for charity, raising tens of thousands of dollars to support communities impacted by fires in British Columbia.

Holiday Gifts

For GivingTuesday, Canadian Red Cross aims for 500 life-changing gifts

November 24, 2017 - Canadian Red Cross encourages all Canadians to get into the spirit of GivingTuesday this year by shopping for meaningful gifts to send friends, family and colleagues. 

A group of Aviva Canada employees

Aviva presented with Canadian Red Cross 2017 Partners in Humanity Award

November 01, 2017 - For their continued commitment to working with the Canadian Red Cross in strengthening the resiliency of Canadians and communities around the world, Aviva Canada has been presented with the 2017 Partners in Humanity Award.

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Aviva Canada gives Red Cross donors chance to triple their impact

April 20, 2017 - This April, Canadian Red Cross donors can triple the impact of their gift thanks to Aviva Canada, one of the country’s leading home, auto and business insurance groups! 

Alberta Fires Assistance for Aeroplan miles match

Red Cross thanks donors with month-long Aeroplan miles reward offer

August 31, 2016 - For donors who want to make a difference and also make some travel plans, the Canadian Red Cross is offering all donors 10 Aeroplan Miles for every dollar donated between Sept 1st and 30th

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Alberta Fires Appeal: Your donation in action

June 02, 2016 - As the Canadian Red Cross continues its response to massive wildfires in the Fort McMurray area, donations from generous and compassionate Canadians from across the country are helping to provide accommodations, food, water and supplies to evacuees. 

Ms. Marjorie Putt, Canadian Red Cross donor

Donor Story: A gift of an investment continues family ties to the Red Cross

February 09, 2016 - For Ms. Marjorie Putt, the Canadian Red Cross has always felt like a part of the family. She tells us why, at the age of 95, making a major financial donation to Canadian Red Cross is important to her. 

Don’t miss out on your 2015 charitable tax credit

December 23, 2015 - The year is winding down and it’s time to relax a little. But before you settle down entirely you should make sure you maximize your 2015 tax credit with a donation to the Canadian Red Cross.